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  • Comcast weighs in on FCC net neutrality debate

    Comcast weighs in on FCC net neutrality debate
    Comcast Corp. is applauding “the first step” in the Federal Communications Commission’s rule-making process aimed at drafting a new set of rules to guarantee an open Internet. But the Philadelphia cable giant also warned the FCC not...
  • A hot night, Vin Scully on the radio: What's not to like?

    By the time the first pitch was thrown out at Wednesday night’s Dodgers game, the thermometer on my patio in Irvine still registered in the mid-90s. Which, come to think of it, is the speed you like to see on a good fastball. So we spent the...
  • WWE Near New Deal to Keep 'Raw,' 'SmackDown' on USA Network, Syfy (EXCLUSIVE)

    WWE is finalizing a new deal with NBCUniversal to keep its flagship shows "Raw" and "SmackDown" on USA Network and Syfy, respectively, Variety has confirmed. Although financial details of the deal have not yet been disclosed, analysts on Wall Street...
  • Upfronts 2014: Kim Kardashian, Joan Rivers turn out for NBCU Cable

    Upfronts 2014: Kim Kardashian, Joan Rivers turn out for NBCU Cable
    NBC Universal Cable wrapped up a long upfront season Thursday with a presentation for its portfolio of cable networks Bravo, USA, Syfy, Sprout, Oxygen, Esquire and E! Sensitive to the fatigue setting in among media buyers, advertisers and journalists...
  • 'Transformers' to Smash Box Office Record in China, Viacom Chief Predicts

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will take China by storm, Viacom president and CEO Philippe Dauman predicted Thursday at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit. "It's going to be huge and will probably set a box office record in China," the...
  • FX at 20: Cabler's Dramas Probe Dark Side of Human Nature

    Darkness becomes FX. Whether it's the Southern Gothic tone of "Justified," the evil incarnate of "American Horror Story," the Cold War paranoia of "The Americans" or the underlying menace of "Sons of Anarchy," the deeply flawed characters populating...
  • FX at 20: Cabler's Revenue Soars on Movies, Original Series

    On its 20th anniversary, the FX network could be viewed as a lovely birthday present for its corporate parent 21st Century Fox. Valued at $9.5 billion by media researcher SNL Kagan, the figure represents a considerable leap from its estimated $5 billion...
  • WGN America sets premiere date for 'Manhattan'

    WGN America sets premiere date for 'Manhattan'
    "Manhattan," the second original series from WGN America, will premiere this summer on July 27, the cable channel announced Thursday. WGN America is owned by Tribune Co., which also owns The Times. Unlike the channel's fledgling original series,...
  • Fox and Apollo to create TV production giant.

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and private equity giant Apollo Global Management are in preliminary talks to create a global television production house that would manage big hits like "American Idol" and "Deal or No Deal." The deal would combine...
  • Xbox 'Halo 5' and Steven Spielberg's 'Halo' TV Series to Launch Fall 2015

    Microsoft will release "Halo 5: Guardians" for the Xbox One and the "Halo" original series from Steven Spielberg in fall 2015, the company announced Friday. The "Halo" sci-fi shooter, Xbox's biggest videogame franchise that debuted in 2001, is produced...
  • WWE stock gets smacked down after new TV deals are unveiled

    WWE stock gets smacked down after new TV deals are unveiled
    Normally signing a new long-term TV deal for more money would be good for a company's stock. But since unveiling an agreement to keep its hit shows "Raw" and "Smackdown" on NBCUniversal's cable networks USA and Syfy respectively, WWE stock looks like...